Medan Bombing; Bombers Wore Online Ojek Jackets



Petir Garda Bhwana

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  • TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - A bomb exploded at Medan Polrestabes (metropolitan city police) Headquarters this morning, November 13. The bombers, assumed to be on suicide mission, were seen wearing online hail-ride bike, or online ojek, jackets.

    The bomb went off at around 08:45 at the building on HM Said Road, Medan City, North Sumatra. According to police reports, the bomb was carried by two people wearing online ojek attributes.

    "The Densus 88 and the North Sumatra Regional Police are currently at the scene," National Police Headquarters's spokesman Brig. Gen. Dedi Prasetyo said in Jakarta, Wednesday.

    Dedi said he could not provide further details about what happened yet, as the police are still investigating the incident. "Let's wait for the investigation results," he said.

    The police have secured the area and placed a line around the perimeter.  The suicide bombers are presumed to have been killed by the blast.